First Music and Arts Season continues 2015 –
Sunday Afternoons Live
4:00 pm in the Auditorium
First Music and Arts presents another outstanding season in the intimate setting of our Auditorium, complete with refreshments and light sweets. Tickets are $20 per person (available at the door), and all school-aged youth are free.
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Sunday, February 1: Andrew Armstrong, piano
Rededication of the Victor Borge Steinway piano.
Andrew Armstrong returns to Greenwich to bring his passionate expression and dazzling technique to our Victor Borge Steinway Piano. Works by Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue), Haydn, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Brahms, and Chopin.
Sunday, February 8: The Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra
The Chamber Players are the principal musicians of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra who present intriguing and wide-ranging concerts of chamber music that span the centuries.
Violinist Krystof Witek, violist David Cresswell, cellist Daniel Miller, and pianist Andrew Gordon will perform Intermezzo for String Trio by Zoltan Kodaly, Piano Trio in D Major by Franz Joseph Haydn, and Piano Quartet in G Minor by Johannes Brahms.
Sunday, February 15: Songs of the Heart
This program will showcase favorite love songs, including Broadway tunes, standards, contemporary songs, opera arias, and more. These songs are filled with beauty, humor, passion, and joy.
The concert features harpist Wendy Kerner, with vocalists Steve Magnuson and Marjorie Donalds, along with pianist Joe Mennonna.
Sunday, February 22: Asylum Quartet
The four classically-trained saxophonists met as graduate students at The Hartt School in West Hartford, Connecticut in 2011. Shortly after forming, the quartet received the Grand Prize in the 2014 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition in Boston, becoming the first saxophone quartet to receive this honor.
Asylum Quartet is comprised of Joseph Abad, Tony Speranza, Max Schwimmer, and Andrew Barnhart. They will perform works by Gershwin, Barber, Bernstein, and a number of new compositions to delight your senses.